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MJSA Press Book Wins Award for Publishing Excellence

The MJSA Press book A Jeweler’s Guide to Apprenticeships: How to Create Effective Programs has won a Silver Award in the technical category of the 2018 Association Media & Publishing EXCEL competition, which recognizes excellence in association publishing. Written by educator and award-winning jewelry… Read the complete story »

MJSA Announces the Winners of the 2018 Vision Awards Design Competition

MJSA, the U.S. trade association dedicated to professional excellence in jewelry making and design, honored 10 outstanding designs in its 2018 MJSA Vision Awards competition. Celebrating creativity, craftsmanship, and technological prowess, the awards recognized both professional and student achievements in seven categories.

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Gary Dawson, Lee Krombholz Named Mentor Jewelers by MJSA Council of Custom Jewelers

MJSA, the trade alliance dedicated to professional excellence in jewelry making and design, recently announced that Gary Dawson and Lee Krombholz were appointed Mentor Jewelers by the association’s Council of Custom Jewelers. The Mentor Jeweler designation honors jewelers who have helped to… Read the complete story »

Joel McFadden Appointed Director of MJSA Council of Custom Jewelers

MJSA has appointed Joel McFadden as director of the MJSA Council of Custom Jewelers. 

An award-winning custom jeweler based in Red Bank, New Jersey, McFadden has been a frequent presenter at industry conferences and events, as well as a contributor to industry publications (including the… Read the complete story »

MJSA Expo Delivers Hands-on Experience for Professional Jewelry Makers & Designers

MJSA Expo, the longest-running trade show dedicated to jewelry making and design, turned 50 this year, but its focus was on the future. For three days, starting on Sunday, March 11, several thousand attendees packed its aisles at the Javits Center to see the newest… Read the complete story »

MJSA’s "Jewelers Do It Better" Consumer Marketing Campaign Launched to Drive Jewelry Sales

MJSA, the trade alliance dedicated to professional excellence in jewelry making and design, has launched a new consumer marketing campaign, Jewelers Do It Better, to generate enthusiasm for its members’ creations and drive retail sales.… Read the complete story »

MJSA Press Publishes Jeweler’s Guide to Apprenticeships

MJSA Press has published a new book, A Jeweler’s Guide to Apprenticeships: How to Create Effective Programs by educator and award-winning jewelry artist Nanz Aalund. Suitable for shop owners, students, as well as instructors, the 208-page volume provides detailed, proven approaches for finding, training, and… Read the complete story »

MJSA Education Foundation Awards $12,500 in Scholarships

The MJSA Education Foundation, a 501(c)(3) non-profit dedicated to advancing professional skills in jewelry making and design, recently awarded five students scholarships totaling $12,500. That amount includes, for the first time, a $2,500 scholarship provided by the Providence Jewelers Club Foundation for students enrolled in… Read the complete story »

MJSA Announces 2017 Vision Award Winners

MJSA, the U.S. trade association dedicated to professional excellence in jewelry making and design, has honored 10 outstanding designs in its 2017 MJSA Vision Awards competition. Celebrating creativity, craftsmanship, and technological prowess, the awards recognized both professional and student achievements in seven categories. 

The 2017… Read the complete story »

Cut Short by Blizzard, MJSA Expo Still Delivers "Inspiring" Experience

The 2017 MJSA Expo may have been cut short by one day, thanks to a looming blizzard, but that didn’t stop the show’s attendees from getting the full "Expo experience."

The industry’s longest-running show dedicated to professional jewelry making and design, MJSA Expo had been… Read the complete story »

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